New York Times, Monday, May 4, 2009

Author: Mark Milhet
Editor: Will Shortz
Mark Milhet
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Milhet. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. In ___ land (daydreaming) : LALA
5. Boeing products : JETS
9. Path around the earth : ORBIT
14. Greek vowels : ETAS
15. Elvis Presley's middle name : ARON
16. Battery brand : DELCO
17. Succumbing to second thoughts : GETTINGCOLDFEET
20. Beatnik's "Got it!" : IMHIP
21. "Salut!," in Scandinavia : SKOAL
22. Concorde, in brief : SST
23. Performed prior to the main act : OPENED
25. What it takes to tango : TWO
26. "That's all ___ wrote" : SHE
27. Neither's partner : NOR
28. Billiard sticks : CUES
31. One still in the game, in poker : STAYER
33. Submit, as homework : HANDIN
35. Low digits : TOES
36. Succumbing to second thoughts : CHICKENINGOUT
40. Mare's newborn : FOAL
41. Colbert ___ (Comedy Central show audience) : NATION
42. Blunders : ERRORS
45. 978-0060935443, for Roget's Thesaurus : ISBN
46. U.K. record label : EMI
49. Genetic material : RNA
50. Hunky-dory : AOK
52. Sailor : SEAMAN
54. ___ and downs : UPS
55. How Santa dresses, mostly : INRED
58. Anatomical passages : ITERS
59. Succumbing to second thoughts : LOSINGONESNERVE
62. Start of the Spanish calendar : ENERO
63. Biblical captain for 40 days and 40 nights : NOAH
64. Golden ___ (senior citizen) : AGER
65. Two-door or four-door car : SEDAN
66. Friend in war : ALLY
67. Unfreeze : MELT
1. Veterans' group, informally : LEGION
2. Returning to the previous speed, in music : ATEMPO
3. Agitated state : LATHER
4. Actor/brother Sean or Mackenzie : ASTIN
5. Dutch painter Steen : JAN
6. Energy units : ERGS
7. Tick-___ : TOCK
8. High-hatter : SNOOT
9. Fewer than 100 shares : ODDLOT
10. Fight adjudicator, for short : REF
11. "Gesundheit!" : BLESSYOU
12. Arctic covering : ICESHEET
13. Walks unsteadily : TOTTERS
18. Drug used to treat poisoning : IPECAC
19. Statutes : LAWS
24. Easy two-pointer in basketball : DUNK
29. Genesis garden : EDEN
30. Mount ___, where the Commandments were given to Moses : SINAI
32. Loads : ATON
33. Largest city on the island of Hawaii : HILO
34. Tiny criticisms : NITS
36. Dixie bread : CORNPONE
37. Pestered : HARASSED
38. Writing points : NIBS
39. Entered : GONEIN
40. Old schoolmasters' sticks : FERULES
43. Ruin, as one's parade : RAINON
44. Any one of the Top 40 : SONG
46. Come out : EMERGE
47. ___ Comics, home of Spider-Man and the Fantastic Four : MARVEL
48. Add with a caret, e.g. : INSERT
51. Swedish coin : KRONA
53. Starting group of athletes : ATEAM
56. Certain alkene : ENOL
57. Order to the person holding the deck of cards : DEAL
60. Author Levin : IRA
61. Not camera-ready? : SHY

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